Sensors

Using Road Features for Navigation

Posted 21 Jul 2003 at 20:20 UTC by steve Share This

There are a lot of robot builders out there working on robots for the DARPA Grand Challenge. One the requirements is navigating public roads. Following a public road isn't as easy as it sounds and new approaches are always turning up. A new research paper proposes the use of cross-walks and staircases as useful road navigation features. They are easy to detect because they are usually composed of alternating black and white concurrent lines.

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

28 Aug 2014 shimniok (Journeyer)
22 Aug 2014 mwaibel (Master)
5 Aug 2014 svo (Master)
20 Jul 2014 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
3 Jul 2014 jmhenry (Journeyer)
3 Jul 2014 steve (Master)
2 Jul 2014 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
10 Jun 2014 robotvibes (Master)
10 May 2014 evilrobots (Observer)
2 Mar 2014 wedesoft (Master)
X
Share this page